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Dr. Siebert to lecture at MSU

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Dr. Alan Siebert, professor of trumpet at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, will be a guest lecturer for the Morehead State University trumpet studio of Greg Wing, professor of music (trumpet), on Monday, Oct. 2.

The event will take place from 3 until 3:50 p.m. in room 203 of Baird Music Hall.

His visit is part of a Collegiate Trumpet Masterclass exchange initiative.

Wing will give a masterclass to CCM trumpet students on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

Siebert currently serves on the faculty of the University of Cincinnati's College- Conservatory of Music. Previously, he was a member of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, and was principal trumpet with the San Diego Opera and the San Diego Chamber Orchestra. Siebert currently serves as president of the International Trumpet Guild.

As a soloist, Siebert has performed throughout much of the United States in a variety of settings. He also has performed and recorded as a member of Summit Brass, Carillon Brass, Kentuckiana, and the San Diego Brass Consort. A firm supporter of new American music, he has commissioned and premiered many new works for solo trumpet and mixed brass ensembles. Siebert is a member of Hornpipes, a trumpet and organ duo that has performed throughout the United States and recorded on the Integra label.

In addition to his performance activities, Siebert has taught on the faculties of the University of Bridgeport, University of Wisconsin-Superior, Arizona State University and Michigan State University. He is co-author of Teaching Brass, published by McGraw-Hill, now in its second edition.

A graduate of the University of Michigan and the State University of New York-Fredonia, Siebert has recorded for Pro Arte, Discovery, New World, Summit, Klavier, Integra, Rodgers, and Coronet labels.

Additional information is available by contacting Wing at 606-783-2401.

For more information about the Department of Music, Theater and Dance, visit www.moreheadstate.edu/mtd.

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